Amechi Idumuebor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Nigerian and Lille star forward, Victor Osimhen’s father, Patrick Osimhen, is dead. The striker broke the news of his father’s demise on his verified twitter handle.
The Nigerian Foofball Federation (NFF) and his French club, Lille, have both expressed their condolences to the star forward and his family in separate twitter posts.
Victor Osimhen, a fomer Nigerian youth player, is the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s current central striker. His club career has seen him play for Wolfsburg and Sporting Charleroi before moving to his current Ligue one employer, Lille where he emerged as one of the hottest young talents in the top division, scoring 13 goals as his team ended fourth on the log at the end of the season.